Proverbs 10:4

“He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hee becommeth poore that dealeth with a slacke hand: but the hand of the diligent, maketh rich.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He becometh poor that worketh with a slack hand; But the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who is slow in his work becomes poor, but the hand of the ready worker gets in wealth.
- Basic English Bible

He cometh to want that dealeth with a slack hand; but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
- Darby Bible

He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
- Webster's Bible

He becomes poor who works with a lazy hand, but the hand of the diligent brings wealth.
- World English Bible

Poor [is] he who is working -- a slothful hand, And the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand; but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 10

  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 10:2 TREASURES OF WICKEDNESS PROFIT NOTHING BUT RIGHTEOUSNESS DELIVERETH FROM DEATH EZEKIEL 14:20 THOUGH NOAH DANIEL AND JOB WERE IN IT AS I LIVE---SAITH THE LORD GOD--- THEY SHALL DELIVER NEITHER SON NOR DAUGHTER THEY SHALL BUT DELIVER THEIR OWN SOULS BY THEIR RIGHTEOUSNESS 1 JOHN 2:29 IF YOU KNOW THAT HE IS RIGHTEOUS YOU KNOW THAT EVERYONE THAT DOETH RIGHTEOUSNESS IS --- BORN OF HIM ---
  • Geraldine cole
    PRAISE THE LORD HE IS WONDERFUL. .
  • ALFREDO BAUTISTA
    SURROUNDING OURSELVES WITH GODFEARING PEOPLE...
  • Librarygal143
    Thank you Lord, for all your blessings!
  • BSP
    Having Jehovah God's blessing on us is what makes us truly spiritually rich. He wants us to enjoy life and when we have his blessing it is truly fulfilling.
  • Lilian
    THE BLESSING OF THE LORD MAKETH RICH AND HE ADDED NO SORROW WITH IT. AMEN JESUS JEHOVA JIREH THE LORD MY PROVIDER SHALOM MY PEACE MY ROCK AND MY SALVATION JEHOVA GUIDES ME I AM UNDER THE ROCK THE ROCK IS HIGHER THAN I I TELL MY ENEMY I AM UNDER ROCK PRAISE YOU JESUS HALLELUJAH TO THE LAMB

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